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3 - Michael DiCesare
Michael DiCesare
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Westerville, Ohio
High School: St. Francis DeSales
Position: M
g 3
a 0
sh % .429
gw 1

Accolades: (2011) Earned UMBC semester academic honors (3.50 gpa) in the fall…(2012) Named to the America East Men’s Soccer All-Academic squad… Earned place on America East Fall 2012 Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Earned Dean’s List honor’s in the spring and semester academic honors in the fall… (2013) Named to UMBC Dean’s List in the spring and President's List (4.00 gpa) in the fall... Selected to America East All-Academic Team... Selected to America East Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll (2014) Earned Dean's List honors (3.75 gpa) in the spring... Slated to earn degree after the fall semester in just seven semesters of work and hopes to attend pharmacy school in the fall of 2015... Named NSCAA/Disney Soccer Player of the Week, America East Player of the Week and earned spots on Teams of the Week from Top Drawer Soccer and College Soccer News on Nov. 4.  

2014: Suffered a lower body injury in the summer and made season debut against Loyola on Sept. 20... Has competed in 14 contests... Led the Retrievers to victory on Senior Night (Nov. 1), scoring three goals (a natural hat trick) to earn his first career three-goal game... It was lone three-goal game by an America East player in 2014 and UMBC's first since 2011 (Pete Caringi III).  

2013: Saw action in 19 of 20 contests… Played a season-high 63 minutes versus Delaware on Oct. 1… Scored his first collegiate goal with 2:35 remaining in regulation as the host Retrievers blanked Stony Brook, 1-0, on “Senior Night”…The win clinched UMBC’s first America East regular season title since 2003.

2012: Competed in all 22 contests and started 20 at the right wing midfield slot for UMBC… Combined with Stephen Ho to give the Retrievers a strong 1-2 punch at that position… Contributed an assist in the 5-1 rout of Boston University on Oct. 13.

2011: Saw action in all 18 games during his freshman campaign and earned four starts in the midfield… Recorded his lone point of the season, an assist on a Sean Rothe goal vs. Maryland on Sept. 13… Made his first collegiate start vs. the No. 1-ranked Terrapins and played 86 minutes… Also started vs. Loyola, Longwood, Albany and Stony Brook.

Background: Majoring in biology… An NSCAA Academic All-America honors after a stellar career at St. Francis DeSales… The wide midfielder was also named to the All-Region IV, Division II All-State, All-District and All-Conference first teams in 2010…A two-time First Team Columbus Catholic League selection… Captained the team in 2009 and 2010 and led the Stallions to the 2009 Division II state title... Competed for the Columbus Crew in the U.S. Development Academy… A member of the National Honor Society… Lists favorite professional team as Juventus and favorite food is gnocchi… Has a younger brother, Matthew, who is 20 and a rising junior soccer player at Ohio Wesleyan University… Son of Christine and Mario DiCesare… Born June 23, 1992.

CAREER STATISTICS

YearGP-GSSHGAPts.
201118-59011
201222-2016011
201319-09102
201414-0 736
Career73-25414210
Recent Games
Nov 15 Hartford W, 2-1
Nov 20 at Wake Forest T, 0-0
Nov 23 at Maryland W, 1-0
Nov 30 at Louisville W, 1-0
Dec 5 at Creighton T, 0-0
Dec 12 vs. Virginia L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 5
Games started - -
Goals 3 3
Assists 0 0
Points 6 6
Shots 7 5
Shot Pct .429 .600
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 1 1
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 23 at American   - - - - - - -
Aug 29 Long Island W, 4-0 - - - - - - -
Aug 31 Sacred Heart W, 2-1 - - - - - - -
Sep 5 at Maryland T, 0-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Appalachian St. W, 3-1 - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at UNLV L, 1-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 vs. Cal St. Fullerton L, 4-3 - - - - - - -
Sep 20 Loyola (Md.) T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 24 William & Mary L, 2-1 - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at George Mason L, 3-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Delaware W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 4 UMass Lowell W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 11 Hartford W, 2-1 - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Albany T, 1-1 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Navy L, 2-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 25 at New Hampshire W, 2-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 29 Binghamton W, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 1 Vermont W, 5-1 3 0 6 4 .750 0-0 1
Nov 5 at Stony Brook W, 2-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 12 Vermont W, 3-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 15 Hartford W, 2-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 20 at Wake Forest T, 0-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 23 at Maryland W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 30 at Louisville W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Dec 5 at Creighton T, 0-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Dec 12 vs. Virginia L, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 15 - .20 .00 .40 .47 .429 .33 .714
Conference 5 - .60 .00 1.20 1.00 .600 .80 .800
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - .50 .00 1.00 1.17 .429 .83 .714
Away 8 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Neutral 1 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -

Wins 10 - .30 .00 .60 .70 .429 .50 .714
Losses 2 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -

September 2 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
October 4 - .00 .00 .00 .25 .000 .25 1.000
November 7 - .43 .00 .86 .86 .500 .57 .667
December 2 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 15 - 3 0 6 7 .429 5 .714 0 0 0-0 1
Conference 5 - 3 0 6 5 .600 4 .800 0 0 0-0 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 6 - 3 0 6 7 .429 5 .714 0 0 0-0 1
Away 8 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0

Wins 10 - 3 0 6 7 .429 5 .714 0 0 0-0 1
Losses 2 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0

September 2 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
October 4 - 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
November 7 - 3 0 6 6 .500 4 .667 0 0 0-0 1
December 2 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0

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